How old are you REALLY?

thelawnguy

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
Central CT
How many do you remember ?<p>1. Blackjack chewing gum<br>2. Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water<br>3. Candy cigarettes<br>4. Soda pop machines that dispensed bottles<br>5. Hamburg joints with tableside jukeboxes<br>6. Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard stoppers<br>7. Party lines<br>8. Newsreels before the movie<br>9. Slingshots<br>10. Butch wax<br>11. Telephone numbers with a word prefix (Olive - 6933)<br>12. Peashooters<br>13. Howdy Doody<br>14. 45 RPM records<br>15. S&H Green Stamps<br>16. Hi-fi's<br>17. Metal ice trays with levers<br>18. Mimeograph paper<br>19. Blue flashbulbs<br>20. Amos and Andy<br>21. Roller skate keys<br>22. Cork popguns<br>23. Drive-ins<br>24. Studebakers<br>25. Wash tub wringers<p> If you remembered 0-5 = You're still young<br> If you remembered 6-10 = You are getting older<br> If you remembered 11-15 = Don't tell your age<br> If you remembered 16-25 = You're older than dirt!
 

KirbysLawn

Millenium Member
1. No<br>2. Yes<br>3. Yes<br>4. Yes<br>5. Yes<br>6. Yes<br>7. No<br>8. No<br>9. Yes<br>10. No<br>11. No<br>12. No<br>13. No<br>14. Yes<br>15. Yes<br>16. Yes<br>17. Yes<br>18. No<br>19. Yes<br>20. No<br>21. No<br>22. Yes<br>23. Yes<br>24. No<br>25. No<p>Oh no.....that's 13 &quot;yes&quot; answers. I was raised by my grandparents so a few of these are reflectant on their age, not mine! ;)<p>Ray
 

Richard Martin

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
Greenville, NC
I scored over 16 but I didn't need to take a quiz to tell me I'm older than dirt! My 17 year old daughter and 16 year old son tell me that all the time. They just wish they were making the money I do!
 

jannan

LawnSite Member
Location
Fairmont WV
All but 1&11 and I suspect that they are regional things. In the late 40's & 50's we had to count the #of rings. How old are you?
 

Eric ELM

Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
Location
Chicago, IL USA
I got a perfect score, I'm older than dirt. I can top some of these questions. I've mowed with horses, raked hay, planted corn and cultivated with horses. Listened to the Lone Ranger and Our Miss Brookes on radio. We had a Studebaker and before that a Model A Ford. I'm older than water too. :)<p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://elmlawnsite.com/&quot;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>
 
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Bladecutter

Guest
you mean to tell me party lines are no more.!And my coke machine still dispenes at .25. God I am old!!! <p>i still listen to the Walker Bros.<br> and groups from the 60's . Guessi'm over the hill.<p><font size="1">Edited by: Bladecutter
 

bob

LawnSite Platinum Member
Location
DE
My kids don't know how I could grow up without an answering machine, vcr, or computer.
 

1stclasslawns

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Arkansas
Well, 20 out of 25, a couple more actually but considering I'm from Arkansas where its always 20 years behind the times. <br>And we can still get the coke bottles full of suger water!!!!<br>And I used to deliver film to a Drive In, It closed about 10 years ago but there is still one 30 miles south of here!!!! So I guess I'm older then dirt but today is still my birthday!
 
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